Tag: gluten-free

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3 Bean Salad: a Quickie Meal that Goes a Long Way

This isn’t an original recipe, though I admit to forgetting where I first saw it, and even what the original ingredients were! Like many recipes I like, I end up modifying them, making substitutions and trying different combinations of things. If I make the dish more than once, this helps keep things fresh and interesting.…
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Experiments with Tofu & Super-Secret Ingredients

A few weeks ago I made up the base of this dish. It’s still a work-in-progress but hopefully it will give you some interesting ideas for a healthy and tasty dish that will last for several meals! Ingredients: 2 packages gluten free udon noodles 2 packages silken tofu (firm) 1 shallot 1 Tbsp ginger 1…
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Multi-tasking Multiple Meals

The other day, my partner made some tomato sauce from fresh tomatoes. I lamented that we had no gluten free pasta for me to try it with, and the next day I had an idea. Ingredients: 1 box Daiya Deluxe White Cheddar Style Veggie Mac and Cheese 1 head organic cauliflower 1c tomato sauce (in…
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Creative Mac-n-Cheese

I was never a big pasta person, so when I became more strict about eliminating gluten and dairy, it wasn’t such a big deal. Dairy wasn’t super challenging either–I didn’t do much cheese, and even stopping my Fage yogurt snacks wasn’t difficult. So one day when I saw an ad for Daiya Dairy Free Gluten…
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The crash

Yesterday I blogged about eating 3 (really 4!) cups of Whole Foods’ dark chocolate gelato. What I had forgotten in my eagerness to have just-one-last-pile of dairy before I go 100% gluten and diary free, I’d forgotten about a little thing called SUGAR. So yes, a few hours after my little dairy binge, I found…
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Confession: I’ve been bad today

Years back, a friend of mine who got into health and wellness way before me told me about a study she’d read. I wish I could find it, but the gist was that when people are told they need to change their habits (especially around food) for the sake of their health, a staggering number…
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